The guys over at Fellows Speed Shop are often in the area, as they buy ignition parts and fuel pumps from Powerspark Ignition. Today they popped by in their ‘shop truck, which houses one of their special secrets… The air cooled flat four is gone, replaced by Subaru power.
Why put a Subaru engine in a classic Volkswagen?
There are a number of reasons to do this, primarily power, drivability, heating, and fuel economy. The four cylinder Subaru engine is generally 30 years newer than the engine it replaces.
Fellows Speed Shop don’t just do engines, they also do big brake conversions… Why not get in touch and see if they can build your dream Volkswagen?